U.S. Remains Tough Against Bangladesh

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Bangladesh still has work to do. That was the message from the Obama administration as officials told a Senate panel that the Bangladesh government hasn’t made enough progress on worker’s rights.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Ohne Titel RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Ohne Titel RTW Fall 2014

Alexa Adams and Flora Gill are known for their beautiful, innovative knits and their edgy leather — and for fall, they did not disappoint.

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Karen Walker RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Karen Walker RTW Fall 2014

The designer looked to the women’s suffrage movement for her collection.

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Patrik Ervell Men's RTW Fall 2014

Other

Patrik Ervell Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The designer presented a more polished and sophisticated lineup this season with a good balance among outerwear, athletic elements and tailored pieces.

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Alice + Olivia RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Alice + Olivia RTW Fall 2014

Stacey Bendet became enchanted with the pop-up children’s books of Benjamin Lacombe. Those tales became the foundation for her latest collection.

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Zac Posen RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Zac Posen RTW Fall 2014

Chic by day, drama by night — the collection was one of the designer’s best yet.

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Zero + Maria Cornejo RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Zero + Maria Cornejo RTW Fall 2014

There was a uniform quality to the lineup, urban tribal at first, then moving into something more stark and strict.

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Reem Acra RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Reem Acra RTW Fall 2014

With her fall collection, the designer said she wanted to describe the journey of an elegant woman through a night in Paris.

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Billy Reid Men's RTW Fall 2014

Other

Billy Reid Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The designer played with textures infusing a soft, cozy feel into his convincing fall collection.

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Donna Karan RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Donna Karan RTW Fall 2014

For this career-and-life milestone, Karan was in full-on city mode, sensual, urbane, focused.

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Designer and Luxury

Chanel Headed to Dubai for Cruise Show

The French house and Karl Lagerfeld have set May 13 as the date for the event.

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Tory Burch RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Tory Burch RTW Fall 2014

Armor, once collected by her parents, was the starting point for the designer’s savvy fall collection.

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Timo Weiland RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Timo Weiland RTW Fall 2014

The cute, fresh lineup offered a wide range of daywear options for urban girls.

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J.Crew RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

J. Crew RTW Fall 2014

The women’s lineup was inspired by Berlin’s Weimar Republic of the Twenties and Thirties.

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Jil Sander Navy RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Jil Sander Navy RTW Fall 2014

This collection for fall addressed the contemporary woman’s wardrobe necessities.

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Vera Wang RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Vera Wang RTW Fall 2014

This collection was the most obviously practical Wang’s ever done, packed with smart, wearable pieces filtered through the artful lens she loves.

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Badgley Mischka RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Badgley Mischka RTW Fall 2014

The richness of Vienna was the inspiration behind Mark Badgley and James Mischka’s beautiful lineup.

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Mark McNairy New Amsterdam Men's RTW Fall 2014

Other

Mark McNairy New Amsterdam Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The designer has a masterful ability to tweak preppy staples and give them a modern streetwear edge.

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Dakota Fanning with Kate and Laura Mulleavy.

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Rodarte

Dakota Fanning, Karen Elson and Gia Coppola sat front row at the fall show.

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Chip Bergh

Denim

Fourth Quarter Slows Levi’s Momentum

Heavy promotions and a calendar quirk contributed to a 67.9 percent drop in net in the period.

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Rita Ora and Donna Karan

Parties

Donna Karan Celebrates 30 Years in the Business

For her anniversary show Monday evening, the designer chose a construction site in the heart of Wall Street.

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AllSaints RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

AllSaints RTW Fall 2014

Creative director Wil Beedle delivered another strong collection for the brand’s cool, metropolitan kids.

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Government and Trade

Obama and Hollande Promote Economic Cooperation

French President François Hollande and President Obama said the proposed U.S.-European Union trade accord is important to both countries.

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Diesel Black Gold RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Diesel Black Gold RTW Fall 2014

Creative director Andreas Melbostad said backstage that his process began with the idea of an astronaut suit.

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Wes Gordon RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Wes Gordon RTW Fall 2014

With his second runway show, the designer reached his goal: shaping a more defined identity for his woman.

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Naeem Khan RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Naeem Khan RTW Fall 2014

The designer presented fall versions of his high-voltage red-carpet looks.

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Atlanta de Cadenet, Tennessee Thomas and Alexa Chung.

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Marc by Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs sat front row at the show with Alexa Chung, Atlanta de Cadenet, Delphine Arnault and Sofia Coppola.

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Rodarte RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Rodarte RTW Fall 2014

Kate and Laura Mulleavy’s fall collection was about nostalgia for their childhood.

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The scene at the party.

Parties

Barneys Fetes Bruce Weber Campaign

The retailer’s “Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters” spring ad campaign features 17 transgender men and women.

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Britney Spears changes into eight different costumes during her show.

Lifestyle

Las Vegas Scene: Britney and More

Four top picks for after trade-show hours.

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Markets

Las Vegas Shows at a Glance

A quick listing of the upcoming trade shows in Las Vegas.

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Marc by Marc Jacobs RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Marc by Marc Jacobs RTW Fall 2014

A culmination of street culture, grunge and sporty irreverence the new look was filed under BMX ninjas.

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Elie Tahari RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Elie Tahari RTW Fall 2014

The designer’s collection riffed on great, wearable pieces well-suited for biting temperatures.

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Bloggers at WWDMAGIC.

Markets

Las Vegas Preview: Things to Know at the Shows

A guide to some of the special events, features, guest appearances and more at the slew of trade shows in Las Vegas next week.

clock February 12, 2014Marcy Medina and Khanh T.L. Tran and Rachel Brown

Michelle Obama, in Carolina Herrera, with the President at the State Dinner.

Fashion Scoops

First Lady Wears Carolina Herrera

Michelle Obama donned a black and liberty blue gown by the designer for the State Dinner for French President François Hollande Tuesday night.

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Sourcing at MAGIC runs from February 17th to 20th.

Markets

Sourcing at MAGIC Rolling Out New Features

Christopher Griffin, president of WWDMAGIC and Sourcing, is ramping up the buzz of a critical component of the fashion industry that designers tend to overlook.

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A sketch of Sam & Lavi’s jumpsuit, codesigned with ENK Vegas’ 
Sunni Spencer.

Ready To Wear

Exclusively at ENK Vegas

Sunni Spencer, a former senior buyer for Bergdorf Goodman, is helping a consortium of designers to create pieces that will be available only at the trade fair.

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Andrej Pejic in MCM’s spring campaign.

Media

MCM Taps Andrej Pejic for Spring

Shot in Seoul by Kyung-il Park, the campaign, dubbed “Flower Boys in Paradise,” is meant to evoke a “clash of gender.”

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A sketch from Rene Caovilla's capsule collection for Bergdorf Goodman.

Footwear

Rene Caovilla Marks Milestone With Capsule Collections

The Italian shoe brand is celebrating 80 years with two special collections for Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus.

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Kalpona Akter, Scott Nova, and Ellen Tauscher.

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Under the Microscope at Senate Hearing

Obama administration officials told a Senate panel Tuesday that the Bangladesh government hasn’t made enough progress on worker’s rights and labor conditions.

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Ready To Wear

Getting Cozy at Capsule

A part of the Modern Assembly collective showing at the Sands Expo at Venetian/Palazzo, Capsule is most “boutique” of all the trade shows in Las Vegas.

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Byron Lars and Colleen Lopez

Retail

HSN to Debut New Format With ‘The List’

“The List With Colleen Lopez” will take a breezy, multibrand tack in a one-hour slot on Thursdays starting March 20.

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Retail

Harrods Owner Discusses Plans

In a rare meeting with the press, Ahmad Al-Sayed, ceo of Harrods’ owner Qatar Investment Authority, sketched out plans for the store and the brand.

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Fashion Scoops

N.Y. Designers Brace for Next Storm

The city could be hit with another four to six inches of snow late tonight into Thursday.

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Fashion Scoops

Ermenegildo Zegna Group Launching Scholarship Project

The Ermenegildo Zegna Group plans to launch a 25-year project dedicated to its founder and will present the initiative on Feb. 19.

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Miss Piggy wears a Vivienne Westwood wedding gown in “Muppets Most Wanted.”

Fashion Scoops

Vivienne Westwood Designs Wedding Gown for Miss Piggy

Disney’s new film “Muppets Most Wanted” opens in movie theaters March 21.

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L'Oréal's Jean-Paul Agon and Nestlé's Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Financial

Nestlé to Reduce Stake in L’Oréal to 23.3%

The beauty firm plans to buy 48.5 million of its shares from Nestlé, boosting the stake held by the Bettencourt Meyers family to 33.31 percent.

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Essentialist

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Social Studies

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